This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/enough-rope-by-dorothy-parker/
Volunteers outside the USA: Dorothy Parker died in 1967. This person's work may still be protected by copyright in countries where copyright duration is determined by the author's death date. In Europe this is 70 years; in Canada it is 50 years; and in Australia it is 70 years for authors who died after 1955.
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/68353A collection of poems by Dorothy Parker that previously appeared in Life, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, and The New York World. Included here is the famous short poem "News Item": Men seldom make passes - At girls who wear glasses. (Summary by mleigh)
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[*]Project Code: yWwGDSs0
[*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Parker (Dorothy Parker)
[*]Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
[*]Number of sections (files) this project will have: 90
[*]Does the project have an introduction or preface: No
[*]Original publication date (if known): 1926
[*]If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog?
[*]Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
Genres for the project: Poetry/Single author
Keywords that describe the book: poetry, humor
LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
End of recording:"Title of Poem by Dorothy Parker. Read for LibriVox dot org by your name."
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:"End of poem. This recording is in the public domain."]
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of Enough Rope, by Dorothy Parker."
Filename: enoughrope_##_parker_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. enoughrope_01_parker_128kb.mp3)
Upload to the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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MC to select: icequeen
Copy and paste the file link generated by the uploader into a new post in this thread along with the file duration (mm:ss). Watch this thread for prooflistening notes.
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask! Just post in this thread.